Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/arbiją

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This Proto-Germanic entry contains reconstructed words and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Proto-Germanic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₃erbʰ- (to change ownership) (from which also *h₃órbʰos (orphan)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*arbiją n[1]

  1. heritage, inheritance

Inflection[edit]

neuter a-stemDeclension of *arbiją (neuter a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *arbiją *arbijō
vocative *arbiją *arbijō
accusative *arbiją *arbijō
genitive *arbijas, *arbīs *arbijǫ̂
dative *arbijai *arbijamaz
instrumental *arbijō *arbijamiz

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013), “*arbja-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 33